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Netherlands to operate Raven small UAS
DUTCH RAVEN: The Netherlands Ministry of Defense soon will be operating Raven small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), under a $7.7 million contract with manufacturer AeroVironment. The order includes new aircraft systems as well as training, logistics support and airworthiness certification. Each Raven system typically consists of three aircraft, a ground control station, a remote video terminal, system spares and related services. The Raven weighs 4.2 pounds and can be carried by backpack and launched by hand.